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.c. should be the 51st state of the united states of america. statehood for 600,000 residents . finally, let it go forth that this is not only a commemoration, a continuation, but what you have here are two generations that have come together. there's a lot said about the joshua generation, the younger people. but i remind them it was the moses generation that pointed the way. we need both generations working side by side together and so let this be a day in which moses points the way for joshua and the walls of segregation, of racism, materialism come tumbling down. with that, let me introduce our first speaker for this segment, the director of foreign policy, committee of the national egislation, dr. michael chang. the day after king died, robert kennedy spoke on the mindless men as of violence. here is what he said. what has violence accomplished? what has it created? we tolerate a rising level of violence. we flor if i killing on movie screens and call it entertainment. we make it easy for men to acquire weapons. we honor swagger and wielders of force. we excuse those who are willing to
claude mckay, fats waller, duke ellington. america experienced and said, we like the style of these people. they enjoyed it, adopted it, integrated it. and exploited it. the popularity of black style and culture soon spread throughout the country. it was not enough for black folks to be artistically admired. black folks wanted and demanded full participation in the social, political, and economic life of american society. that attitude set the stage for the civil rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. on wednesday, august 28, 1963, 300,000 people -- 80% of them black -- marched on the nation's capital as did before this lincoln memorial, declaring that the time for radical change had come -- and stood before this lincoln memorial, declaring that the time for radical change had come. celebrating the past is good. but without a vision for the future, we will never move beyond that past. in 2008, america was ready for an intelligent and articulate black man to sit in the oval office. he brought not only his intelligence, but some swagger into the white house. the reality is
of justice flickered. it never died. because they kept marching, america changed. because they marched, the civil rights law was passed. because they marched, the voting rights law was assigned. because they marched, doors of opportunity in education swung open so their daughters and sons could imagine a life for themselves beyond washing someone else's laundry or shining someone else's shoes. because they marched, city councils changed and state legislatures changed and congress changed. eventually the white house changed. [cheers and applause] because they marched, america became more free and more fair. not just for african-americans, but for women and latinos. asians and native americans. catholics, jews, and muslims. for gays, for americans with disabilities. america changed for you and for me. the entire world drew strength from that example, whether it be young people who watched from the other side of an iron curtain and would eventually tear down that wall, or the young people inside south africa would eventually end the scourge of apartheid. [cheers and applause] those are th
. -- andrybody in america money is everything to them. a lot of folks want to spend time with their families. work and community groups. spend time at their church. we as republicans believe that is a good inc.. we do not talk about it. and we do not talk to them. -- that is a good thing. it is to take a page out of our book and start putting forth an upnda of ideas to raise folks who want to vote for us. you side and the last election. they do not want to vote for president obama. but at least he went and talked to them and about them. we did not do that. we marginalized them. --st and foremost, we need first and foremost, we need to reject the idea that if we build to becoming, everybody will be fine. -- if we build the economy, everybody will be fine. most people have holes in their boats. we need to talk about people who have holes in their boats. we all do. we all need help from each other. [applause] the second inc. as we be to talk less about the culture area -- thing is we need to talk less about the culture. the people who do this is who do not want to talk about culture in the firs
. [booing] over the next 15 months, we are going to decide what kind of america we want to have. what kind of kentucky want to have. there are only two answers to this question. barack obama's vision for america. or kentucky's. ground -- crowd does not like it. kentucky's voice is often the voice of opposition. to the obama agenda. i am proud of that. that is why every liberal in america, every liberal in america have announced they will beat us next year. know, the liberals are worried because it just as i predicted obama care is a disaster for america. [applause] i fought them every step of the way, every step of the government takeover. up to their war on coal. look, as long as i am in the senate, kentucky will have a voice. [applause] all of these liberals to come down here to push me around, they are not going to get away with it, are they? ind paul, it would fill, and -- ed whitfield, and i take the fight every single day. let me give you an example. a few months ago thomas the cannots decided that you fish below the dams below the river anymore. up the group and we got together with
formed in washington. mary peters who is here at us today has an very much an advocate of america's infrastructure alliance that ,as an funded by the airlines water transportation, put this together to form the alliance to advocate and put the american people. you do not understand the importance of the waterway system. making sure the american people understand that is important. it is a big effort. we're all going to need to pitch in and make sure we are involved in this for. an absolutely critical role in moving this agenda forward. congress needs to hear from you. i believe we can have success. we will be able to do what is necessary to keep this country in a competitive state. if you have places like brazil they want to drive down the .ost these are the kind that competitive situations that are occurring out there. they have signed a deal that they will not go through the panama canal. the world is getting smaller. we have to remain competitive. area.k this is a vital i appreciate the opportunity. thank you very much. [no audio] [applause] >> thank you very much. let's open u
and a sound currency, you have a huge middle class. america was always known to have the biggest middle class ever, and the wealthiest middle class ever. but not anymore. look at statistics on unemployment. 100 million people receiving .ome type of food assistance inflation is still with us. i would say that the results have been very poor. we are in a situation where we are not producing either. we create a situation where we don't produce our -- our greatest exporter are our dollars. you will have to do something. you will have to decide -- if you get a little bit confused on what we should do, when, and how , you can start by saying, you know what would be a good start? why don't we start right now, never send anybody to washington unless you really believe they will obey the constitution? [applause] that's pretty radical. if they are needing change, that's the kind of change we want. we have to change attitudes, too. we have to change attitudes about this authority government has assumed. the executive branch is probably most guilty. they assume so much power they don't really have. but w
, the america. host: tom and wellington. caller: what is the source for your funding, and is there any way to contribute? thank you. guest: the film was founded in many different ways. the initial funding came out of my pocket. then we did a kickstart campaign, which was the source of the additional seed money. also, really got the word out about the movie. the kickstart was the termination of the movie. subsequently we got a lot of grant money from the private and public sources. the final funding was provided by a number of additional organizations, including private york,ot new which is an advertising production company and impact partners. host: do you know the overall price? guest: i can't say. we premiered the film internationally in the netherlands and the u.s. premiere at south by southwest in austin, texas. cnn and a lot of other people saw it at south by southwest. the sale was closed at fault by south -- south by southwest by our sales agent, josh. [video clip] >> a typical day for me, older men would pick me up around 7:15. the car would get bob and then his aide. then it would
and in latin america. sometimes from countries that didn't exist in the world of empire, in the colonial world of 1913, 100 years ago, and 1914 at the start of the first world war. diplomats today represent governments, as they always have, but they also represent international institutions like the united nations. you fly the flag of the united nations here at chautauqua. they represent international institutions like the world bank and the international monetary fund. and i even think people who work for nonprofit organizations, who are dedicated to combating poverty, who want to promote economic development, who are promoting health care, who are trying to promote peace, i think they're diplomats too,. so in that vein think of bill and melinda gates and the enormously positive impact those two people and their foundation are ching on the fight against live aids, the fight to eradicate polio, which is nearly complete. only three countries in the world where polio exists these days. think of the champion figure skater michelle kwan. you saw her in the olympics. she's joined the state departme
. says america who isn't free and runs off to china and russia to tell about it is not exactly my idea of a great american patriot. i do put a lot of trust in the people who had defended the united states of america their entire careers with distinction and with honor and with the .alor when they walk in and tell me, this is what it is and we are not doing this and you're not doing that and we're not doing this and we asked them the question, then i have got to listen to that before i jerked the rug out from under them. congress is looking at this. it will continue. you, i always worry about the concentrations of power and and eventual liberty. i think that is what keeps free, that individual citizens are passionate about you havethe same time, these abuses. you have got to know where they and i do not think we have lost these freedoms. had, we would not be having this conversation on c- span. it is not china. there is the fbi case and they lost that case -- >> [indiscernible] >> we will see what happens. >> [indiscernible] the consent of the court -- [applause] in the presidential ele
in an america where electing a woman president is as common as a electing a woman governor a woman senator. we want our daughters to aspire, not to be america's first woman president, but to be the fifth or the 10th woman's president -- or 10th woman president. [applause] that day is going to come sooner than you think. and let the record show that the journey began here, today, in iowa. [applause] now please join me in watching a wonderful video. >> the future of washington, d.c. action. >> thank you. i always dreamed of this, standing here, and it is because of you all that i can. the millions who stood up your my mom told me i could be anything i want. you know, it did not used to be like that. >> a long time ago women did not even get to vote. >> my mom told me that when she grew up, no one ever thought there would be a woman president. can you imagine? they were all boys. [laughter] >> women phot -- fought 200 years ago. >> i am here because the elected women before me. >> i am here because my friends said i could run for office. when women lead, new ideas are formed. economies strive and
the outcomes in utah have been pretty good. we have the lowest cost health care in america and one of the i fifth or sixth rated quality of health care in the nation. so the contrast between costs to quality is pretty good in utah and we feel good about the path that we're going on as a state. host: the governor is with us only for a short amount of time until 9:15 or so. but if you want to ask him questions about health care, about these issues especially as the governors meet in milwaukee, here's your chance to do so. the numbers are on the bottom of send us tweets @cspanwj. the tribune this week put out a statement about how the state deals with the affordable care act. what's been proposed by your state? guest: you mean medicaid expansion?host: yes. guest: medicaid really has been a challenge for the states for a number of years. in fact, republican and democrat alike have lamented that it's causing increasing challenges for our budgets. the rising costs of health care, that's part of the impletuss-- impetus, i think, about talk about health care reform. with the supreme court ruling th
, a new america foundation on human surveillance and rights to access now an organization focused on individual acts of the internet and the right to privacy area that is live at 6:00 a.m. eastern. week thepast association for unmanned vehicles held a discussion about the use of drums and concerns over privacy. >> thank you for, about for this topic. before introduce our moderators am a little bit about us. we are the international trade association of the unmanned systems industry and would've over 7000 members from 60 countries and is our biggest event here in washington dc. as manager and our general ounsel, i have been at the forefront of auvsi's response to the privacy issues being raised about unmanned aircraft systems and i believe it will get more in- depth in these issues at these panels. i wanted our members to know that we have been dealing with this this issue in a very proactive way. we encourage you to visit our website to see how we have been responding to this. it is my great pleasure to introduce al frazier. he was a law enforcement officer previously with numero
is, how do we cheat history? how do we go back? how do we re-embraced the things that made america great? as i said earlier, we have to get in charge. i have been working for nine years to try to make a big difference. i have made a small difference, not a big difference. i worked to starty -- reassessing -- [applause] changes to the constitution there restore federalism and the constitution relationship. i think that's the way. you're frustrated. you ought to see me in washington. ask my staff. ask my wife. i want to pull my hair out. i see two things. one, i see the constitution, and i see what's happening to it. then i see grown men and women that don't care. that's what really makes me want to pull my hair out. they ignore what the constitution says because it is better for their political career if they do. that's an abandonment of their oath. [inaudible] >> what about the airline merger? i want to see him -- >> oh, no, it is not over with. you have condemned those airlines to go out of business. if it is not anti-competitive for those other two. the only reason they are doing
to make sure this law works as it's supposed to. because in the united states of america, health insurance isn't a privilege, it is your right. and we're going to keep it that way. thanks, and have a great weekend. >> hi, i am representative shelley moore. last month, members of both parties came together in the house to pass legislation delaying the individual mandate in the healthcare law. because you and your family deserve the same by delaying the employer mandate, it is only fair. actually, it is more than fair when you look at how the law is already raising calls, hurting jobs, and reducing access to the doctors you like. recent developments have proven the wisdom and the urgency of the bipartisan vote. more companies have said because of this law, they will have to shift full-time workers to part- moreand lay off others. states have detailed the rate shock that consumers will experience. just the days ago, it came to light that the president gave big business a pass. they need more time to comply. meanwhile, you and your family are expected to adhere to all of the prescribed mandate
that we, too, are america? so i'm looking forward to getting in the mix and getting you further energized that you've already been, but i want you to keep that in mind so they don't say, what are they doing? why aren't they doing anything? my god, i can tell you. we go to bed doing something. we're hanging on in the dark of night trying to do something. but we've got to turn america around to recognizing that when you deal with these issues, you are loving america, you are building america. and we should not take second class citizenship to say our issues should be pushed back and others be pushed forward. i thank you for being here tonight. >> i'm going to come down in the audience. tereasa v. smith. please raise your hand. please come down to the front. tereasa's question -- members of congress -- is -- and i think this -- i'm getting a lot of these questions. you heard some solutions here tonight. how do you intend to work with established groups to have vision for helping young people to have an economic base for money for many years. how do you intend to work with established groups
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